Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Saturday, 25 April 2015
1748 Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.
1757 On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67
1772 On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
1772 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.
1772 On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.
1780 Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.
1786 On this day in history captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
1799 On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria
1805 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.
1807 David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.
1811 On August - 11 judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1820 Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1823 Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.
1824 New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.
1828 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on August - 11.
1832 Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.
1835 On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
1836 On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.
1844 On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63
1852 Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.
1858 On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.
1858 Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.
1860 On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 On this day in history james Wilson, politician
1862 On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)
1863 French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.
1863 On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate